Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Frank Frazetta (Feb. 9, 1928-May 10, 2010)

The world of fantasy illustration has lost it's Godfather, the man who has influenced more people in the field than anyone else.

Where to begin with this man? A child prodigy who began his art studies at age 8 at the Brooklyn Academy of Fine Arts, he was encouraged by art teacher Michael Falanga. His mentor passed away before fulfilling his promise to Frank of sending him to Europe to study with the great masters, so off he went to work.

He began in the fledgling field of comic book illustration...

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